Awards Shortlist 2020

Congratulations to all finalists!

"It has been an exciting few weeks for the judges reviewing all the entries to This Can Happen Awards 2020. We have seen a jump in quality over last year as it is evident more organisations are learning how to address mental health positively. It has also be impressive to see the range of industries submitting entries. So, congratulations to those that have made the shortlist and we are looking forward to choosing the winners soon."

Toni Graves, Global Head of Reward and Wellbeing, Allen & Overy

Best Mental Health in the Workplace Strategy: Large Company

  • Accenture
  • Bank of England
  • Brakes
  • Direct Line Group
  • PepsiCo
  • Royal Mail Group
  • Skanska UK

Best Mental Health in the Workplace Strategy: SME

  • Claims Consortium Group
  • Grain LNG
  • OMD UK
  • The First Mile


Best New Workplace Approach to Mental Health

  • CET
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Pinsent Masons LLP
  • SGN
  • Southeastern Railway
  • General Dental Council

Best Targeted Mental Health Initiative

  • bmJV
  • CPSL Mind
  • Direct Line Group
  • Sainsbury's
  • Shell Shipping and Maritime

Employee Network of the Year

  • Bank of England
  • Bloomberg LP
  • dunnhumby
  • EDF (Hinkley Point C)
  • Fidelity International
  • PepsiCo

HR / Wellbeing Team of the Year

  • Avis Budget Group - HR Department
  • National Grid Grain LNG
  • Ogilvy UK
  • The Walt Disney Company


Mental Health Campaign of the Year

  • Claims Consortium Group
  • Legal & General
  • L'Oréal UK&I
  • Magnox

NEW - Mental Health Consultancy Award

  • Business Mental Wellbeing
  • DOCIAsport Ltd
  • Oakwood Training
  • Softer Success

NEW – Product Impact Award

  • 4 Mental Health
  • i-act for positive mental health and wellbeing
  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England
  • People Matter
  • Tough Cookie
  • Unmind

Most Inspiring Employee of the Year

  • Alex Hyde, BIE Executive
  • Gemma Porter, Oliver Wyman
  • Jack Green, Accenture
  • Liz Rotherham, Guy Carpenter
  • Stuart Clack, Grain LNG

Most Inspiring Leader of the Year

  • Debbie Mawer, Claims Consortium Group
  • Dr Shaun Davis, Royal Mail Group
  • Grant Pritchard, Spark New Zealand 
  • Helen Matthews, Ogilvy UK
  • Vanessa Sallows, Legal & General

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This Can Happen was extremely well planned and executed, with a diverse and informative range of topics. The choice of speakers was excellent, bringing relevance and honesty to the subject matter. The conference demonstrated what other companies are doing to help employees and left us with many ideas about how we can accelerate our own strategy. We cannot wait until the 2020 conference.

James Martin, Bid Manager & Sales Communication Manager, Enterprise Holdings

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